Publications

Conference Proceedings

  • Chayabutra, S, Kamolchote, K, Kaewpracha, C, Ruengsirithanyakul, T, Kaewpracha, A, Wimolsai, N, Panmanee, S, Tachowisan, T and Tse, N, 2012, ???The Production and Deterioration of Artist Paints in Thailand??? in N Tse, R Sloggett, S Chayabutra and A Labrador (eds), The Conservation of Material Culture in Tropical Climates, Silpakorn University, Bangkok (submitted).

  • Dredge, P 2010 'Collections of paint colour charts, paint tins and paintings as a source for developing an understanding of paint making history,' Interesting Times, New Roles for Collections, Postprints Museums Australia National Conference, University of Melbourne, 28 September-2 October 2010. http://www.ma2010.com.au/docs/ma2010_dredge.pdf

  • Hunter, J and Odat, S 2011, 'Building a Semantic Knowledge-Base for Painting Conservators', 7th IEEE International Conference on e-Science. Stockholm, Sweden, 5-8 December 2011.

  • Hunter, J and Odat, S 2012, 'Building an Online Collaborative Knowledge-Base for Art Conservators'. In: 23rd International CODATA Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 28-31 October 2012.

  • Kyi,,Caroline, Professor Carl Schiesser, and Assoc. Professor Robyn Sloggett, ???NO. (nitric oxide) to biodeterioration???, in N Tse, R Sloggett, S Chayabutra and A Labrador (eds), The Conservation of Material Culture in Tropical Climates, Silpakorn University, Bangkok (submitted).

  • Lewincamp, S., N. Tse, R.Sloggett, P. Nel and M. Scott. 2012. Using cross-disciplinary investigation to inform questions about an insecurely provenanced Middle Eastern manuscript. Science in Society (submitted).

  • Odat, S and Hunter, J 2012, 'Developing an online collaborative knowledge-base for art conservators'. In: Proceedings of the 3rd APTCCARN Meeting in 2012, Thailand, 23 - 25 April 2012

  • Osmond, G and Carter, A, 2010. 'The effect of conductivity on water solubility: cleaning a modern Chinese oil painting' in Fuster-Lopez, L, Charola, A. E, Mecklenburg, M and Domenenech-Carbo, T (eds), Cleaning 2010: New insights into the cleaning of paintings, Preprints, UPV, Valencia, pp107-108.

  • Sloggett, R 2011 'The Aboriginal Art Industry: Challenges and Opportunities Now and Into the Future', Australian Art Industry Network Symposium, Macmillan Publishing, Melbourne (in press).

  • Assis, C and Sloggett, R ??? ???Developing Museum to Museum Cultural Engagement Between Australia and Timor Leste???. Proceedings of the Timor-Leste Studies Association, Edited by Michael Leach, Nuno Canas Mendes, Antero B. da Silva, Bob Boughton and Alarico da Costa Ximenes. Hawthorn: Swinburne Press, 2012, 395pp. 2012 pp. 143 - 150

  • Sloggett, R, Indigenous aesthetics: Understanding how traditional materials and techniques are translated into twentieth century art practice, in N Tse, R Sloggett, S Chayabutra and A Labrador (eds), The Conservation of Material Culture in Tropical Climates, Silpakorn University, Bangkok (submitted).

  • Reid, L, Tse, N, Kyi, C and Chayabutra, S 2012 ???Mold Growth in Acrylic Paint Films in Tropical Climates??? in N Tse, R Sloggett, S Chayabutra and A Labrador (eds), The Conservation of Material Culture in Tropical Climates, Silpakorn University, Bangkok (submitted).

  • Tse, N, Labrador, A & Sloggett, R 2009, 'Oil Paintings in the Philippines: Two Institutionalised Practices and their Materials and Techniques', in J Anderson (ed.), Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration, Convergence, 32nd Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 498-506.

  • Tse, N, Miles, E & Roberts, A 2011 'Film formation of artists acrylic paints in diverse climates', The Ninth conference on Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks (Lacona IX), 2013, pp. 32-39 (accepted).

  • Tse,N, Chayabutra, S 2012 ???20th Century Canvas Paintings: Developing conservation methodologies through an empirical, technical art history and materials analysis approach,??? in N Tse, R Sloggett, S Chayabutra and A Labrador (eds), The Conservation of Material Culture in Tropical Climates, Silpakorn University, Bangkok (submitted).

Journal Articles

  • Ellersdorfer, J Sloggett, R andWanambi, W, 2011, 'Bark Paintings and Orchids. A technical discussion of bark paintings from Arnhem Land.' Submitted for peer review to AICCM Bulletin, vol. 33 (accepted).

  • Dredge, P, Schilling, M.R., Gautier, G, Mazuk, J, Learner, T, 2011 'Lifting the lid on a collection of Ripolin® paint from Sidney Nolan's studio', Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, Special issue: From Can to Canvas, Early Uses of House Paints by Picasso and His Contemporaries in the First half of the Twentieth Century. Submitted 2011, Accepted October 2012

  • Dredge, P, 2011 'A history of Australian house paint technology 1920s-1950s, with reference to its use by Australian artists and in particular Sidney Nolan'. Submitted 30 March 2011 for peer review to AICCM Bulletin, vol. 33 (accepted).

  • Hunter, J and Gerber, A 2009 'Harvesting Community Annotations on 3D Models of Museum Artefacts to Enhance Knowledge, Discovery and Re-Use', Journal of Cultural Heritage, vol. 10, Issue 2.

  • Lonetti C, Lau D, Tam K, Nel P and Sloggett R, 'Analysis of adhesives used on the Melbourne University Cypriot pottery Collection using a portable FTIR-ATR analyzer', Vibrational Spectroscopy, Vol. 53, Iss. 1, 26 May 2010, pp. 64-70.

  • Nel P, Lynch P, Laird J, Casey H, Goodall L, Ryan C, & Sloggett R, 2009 'Elemental and mineralogical study of earth-based pigments using particle induced X-ray emission and X-ray diffraction', Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01689002

  • Ormond-Parker, L and Sloggett, R, 2011 'Local archives and community collecting in the digital age''' Archival Science'', Published on-line 7 September 2011, DOI 10.1007/s10502-011-9154-1

  • Osmond, G, Boon, JJ, Puskar, L and Drennan, J, 2012. Metal stearate distributions in modern artists??? oil paints: surface and cross-sectional investigation of reference paint films using conventional and synchrotron infrared microspectroscopy, Applied Spectroscopy 66(10) pp 1136-1144..

  • Osmond, 2011 'Zinc white: a review of zinc oxide pigment properties and implications for stability in oil-based paintings'. Submitted 22 March 2011 for peer review to AICCM Bulletin, vol. 33 (accepted).

  • Sloggett, R, Kyi, C, Tse, N, Tobin, M, Puskar, L, Best, S 2010 'Microanalysis of Artworks: IR Microspectroscopy of paint cross-sections', Vibrational.Spectroscopy, vol. 53, issue 1, pp. 77-82, doi:10.1016/j.vibspec.2010.01.021

  • Tse, N 2011, 'Choice, Production and Behaviour: Important considerations for Southeast Asian Oil Painting Supports` in Melbourne Journal of Technical Studies in Arts - Volume III - Supports (in press).

  • Tse, N 2012 'The Twentieth Century in Paint Research Project', ICOM CC Paintings Working Group Newsletter (submitted).

  • Tse, N 2012 'The Conservation of Material Culture in Tropical Climates: the 3rd APTCCARN Meeting in 2012', AICCM Newsletter, no. 121, no.2, pp. 6-7.

  • Tse, N 2011 ???Conservation Matters, What do you think?, AICCM Newsletter, no. 122, p. 10.

  • Tse, N 2010, 'The Twentieth Century in Paint,' AICCM Newsletter, No. 115, July 2010, p. 10-13, ISSN 1834-0598.

  • Tse, N, 2010, 'Art Conservation: so much to learn', SeniKini, no. 5, National Art Gallery Malaysia, ISSN 1985-7233.

Book Sections

  • Dredge, P 2012 'Experiments in gloss paint' in Sidney Nolan, early experiments, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne

  • Osmond, G and Carter, A (2013) 'Extended abstract???The effect of conductivity on water solubility: cleaning a modern Chinese oil painting' in Mecklenburg, MF, Charola, AE and Koestler, Robert J (eds) New insights into the cleaning of paintings, Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press (in press)

  • Sloggett, R. ???The Aboriginal Art Industry: Challenges and Opportunities Now and Into the Future???, in The Australian Art Industry, Macmillan Publishing South Yarra (accepted in publication)

  • Sloggett, R and Ormond-Parker, L. Crashes along the super highway: the information continuum, in Information Technologies and Indigenous Communities, eds. FFORDE, C, CORN, A and Ormond-Parker, AIATSIS Canberra (accepted in publication)

  • Tse, N 2009 'Daftar Istilah Teknis' in Pameran Keliling Sebuah Panduan Praktis Untuk Galeri Dan Musuem Seni Indonesia, Asialink/NETS Victoria Publication, Melbourne pp. 46-48.

Posters

  • Glasson, M, Schiesser, C and Sloggett, R, 2011 'Pulling Adhesives Apart Using Cutting-Edge Computational Chemistry', Poster presented at Adhesives and Consolidants for Conservation: Research and Applications, Symposium 2011, 17-21 October, Canadian Conservation Institute.

  • Osmond, G, Dredge, P & Best, S, 'IR microspectroscopy of zinc carboxylate distributions in paintings', Poster presentation at the Australian Synchrotron Users Meeting 2011, 8-9 December 2011.

  • Glasson, M, Tse, N, Dredge, P, Osmond, G, Heasman, C, Sloggett, R, Chayabutra, S, Best, S 'IR Microspectroscopy and Conservation,' Poster presentation at the Australian Synchrotron Users Meeting 2010, 23 November 2010.

Conference Presentations

2012

  • Odat, S and Hunter, J 2012, 'Providing Decision Support Tools for Art Conservators through a Shared Knowledge Base'. In: The Meaning of Materials in Modern and Contemporary Art. 2012 AICCM Paintings Group + The 20th Century in Paint symposium, Brisbane, Australia, 10 - 11 December 2012

  • Osmond, G, Drennan, J, Jack, K, Monteiro, M and Kozak, D Nanometre sized zinc oxide particles and the formation of 'zinc soaps' in paintings. 1st International Conference on BioNano Innovation, Brisbane, 19-20 July 2012

  • Hunter, J, Odat, S, Osmond, G and Drennan, J 2012, 'Building a semantic knowledge-base for painting conservators in Asia-Pacific'. In: Digital Humanities Australasia (DHA), Canberra, Australia, 28-30 March 2012

  • Tse, N, Roberts,A, Kvansakul,J, Zhong,P,Farrell,P,& Wang, Z 2012 'Museums, Climate Conditions and Monitoring in-situ Physical Changes', INTERACT 2012: Profiling and stimulating interdisciplinary research, 20 July, The University of Melbourne

  • Tse,N, Jose,R, Torralba,T 2012 ???The Baclayon Parish???s Book of Income and Accounts (1856-1909): Documentary evidence to investigate art material supply and paintings practice in the Philippines,???ICOM CC ASTR-A new lease of life: Documented transformations of works of art, , 22-23 November 2012, Brussels-Belgium, Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA).

  • Heysen, R & Tse, N 2012 HANS HEYSEN???S ART MATERIALS: AN INVESTIGATION INTO SUPPLY, KNOWLEDGE AND CHOICE,??? ICOM CC ASTR-A new lease of life: Documented transformations of works of art, , 22-23 November 2012, Brussels-Belgium, Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA).

2011

  • Dredge, P, Schilling, M.R., Gautier, G, Mazuk, J, Learner, T, 2011 'Lifting the lid on a collection of Ripolin® paint from Sidney Nolan's studio', From Can to Canvas, Early Uses of House Paints by Picasso and His Contemporaries in the First half of the Twentieth Century, Marseille & Antibes, France, 25-27 May, 2011

  • Dredge, P, 'The history and analysis of Australian made nitrocellulose and alkyd paints with case studies of their use by artists', Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, Student Research Day, University of Melbourne, 28 October, 2011.

  • Dredge, P, Ripolin® and Sidney Nolan 1941-1953', Scoping the future of cultural enrichment through cultural materials conservation, Bio 21 Institute, University of Melbourne, 16 June, 2011.

  • Sloggett, R, 2011 'Invited panel member for future research directions ANSTO New Scientific Techniques in Archaeology, Palaeo-Anthropology and Cultural Heritage: Italian-Australian Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Workshop, Sydney, 14-17 March 2011.

  • Sloggett, R, 'Changing the rules of engagement; art, politics and the role of bark paintings in building Australian identity', Other Views: Art History in (South) Africa and the Global South - CIHA Colloquium, Johannesburg, 12-15 January 2011

  • Sloggett, R, 2011 ''Trademarks', international indigenous culture from the Leonhard Adam Collection', Ian Potter Museum of Art, 8 March 2011.

  • Tse, N, 'Film formation of artists acrylic paints in diverse climates', paper presented at The Ninth conference on Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks (Lacona IX), 7-10 September 2011, British Museum, London.

  • Tse, N, 'Artist's Paints in Tropical Environments: Some Preliminary Studies', paper presented at Scoping the future of cultural enrichment through cultural materials conservation', 16 June 2011, CCMC and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Research, Bio 21 Institute, Melbourne.

  • Tse, N, 2011, 'Art materials in Southeast Asian paintings: Material choices and the assimilation of outside artistic practices in early twentieth century Southeast Asian oil paintings', paper presented at 70 Years of Asian Studies, Joint Conference of the Association for Asian Studies( AAS) and the International Convention of Asia Scholars( ICAS),31 March to 3 April 2011, Hawaii Convention Center, Hawaii (Panel 490 convenor).

  • Wuhrer,R., K. Moran, P. Dredge and M.R. Phillips, 'Use of X-Ray Mapping to Investigate Art Works Before their Restoration', paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2011, September 8, 2011, Nashville USA

  • Odat, S and Hunter, J 2011, 'Data Capture, A Semantic e-Science Platform for 20th Century Paint Conservation'. In: Scoping the future of cultural enrichment through cultural materials conservation, Melbourme, Australia. 16/06/2011.

2010

  • Dredge, P, 2010, 'Sidney Nolan and House Paint (1941-53)', paper presented to the 12th AICCM Paintings Special Interest Group Symposium (Dialogues with Artists), Adelaide, 21-22 October 2010.

  • Dredge, P, 'Sidney Nolan and Ripolin (1941-1953)', paper presented at the The Twentieth century in Paint: Production, Deterioration and Works of Art, University of Melbourne, 20 April 2010.

  • Hunter J, 'A Web Portal for the 20th Century Asia-Pacific Art Conservation Network', Project Meetings and Workshops, Melbourne (March) and Sydney (February) - Australia, 2010. Workshop-23032010.ppt

  • Odat S, Hunter J, 'eResearch Services for 20th Century Paint Conservation', Universitas 21 conference on Cultural Heritage and Technology, Birmingham - UK, 2010. U21-15092010.pptx

  • Odat S, Hunter J, 'Data Management and Integration Services for 20th Century Paint Conservation', paper presented at 12th AICCM Paintings Symposium (Dialogues with Artists), Adelaide - Australia, 2010. SOdat_AICCM2010_v2.pptx

  • Osmond, G, 'Deterioration processes of modern oil-based paints and implications for the conservation of 20th century paintings: the significance of zinc' paper presented at The Twentieth century in Paint: Production, Deterioration and Works of Art, University of Melbourne, 20 April 2010.

  • Osmond, G, 'The Role of Zinc Oxide in Deterioration of Modern Oil Based Paintings' Paper presented to the 21st Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Conference, 11-15 July 2010.

  • Osmond, G, 'The Role of Zinc Oxide in Deterioration of Modern Oil Based Paintings' Paper presented to the 12th AICCM Paintings Special Interest Group Symposium (Dialogues with Artists), Adelaide, 21-22 October 2010.

  • Sloggett, R, 'Caring for collections', ANKAAA (Arnhem and North Kimberley Aboriginal Artists Association), Annual General Meeting, Adelaide River, 16 November 2010.

  • Sloggett, R, 'Assessing the benefits of interdisciplinary engagement for cultural heritage studies at the Australian Synchrotron,' Australian Synchrotron User Meeting 2010, Melbourne.

  • Sloggett, R, 'Problematic Art in the Market', Athenaeum Club, Melbourne, 8 September 2010.

  • Sloggett, R, 'The Twentieth Century in Paint', Keynote Address at the 12th AICCM Paintings Special Interest Group Symposium (Dialogues with Artists), Adelaide, 21-22 October.

  • Sloggett, R, 'Confusing the future: Why a verifiable past is the key to a secure future for Australia's Indigenous artists' Opening address, Australian Art Industry Networks: Artists, Agents, Markets and Museums, The University of Melbourne, 15 July 2010.

  • Sloggett, R, 'Crashes along the superhighway: the information continuum', Information Technologies and Indigenous Communities Conference, AITSIS, July 2010.

  • Tse, N, 2010, 'What Evidence: Artists Interviews,' paper presented at 12th AICCM Paintings Special Interest Group Symposium (Dialogues with Artists), Adelaide, 21-22 October 2010.

  • Tse, N, 'The Characterisation of Western Artists Materials in Tropical Southeast Asia' paper presented at The Twentieth century in Paint: Production, Deterioration and Works of Art, University of Melbourne, 20 April 2010.

Public Lectures

  • Dredge, P, 'Twentieth Century in Paint Project & Sidney Nolan Research', Conservation staff presentation, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA, 19 November 2010.

  • Dredge, P, 'Picasso and paint', presentation to Art Gallery of New South Wales Conservation Benefactors & friends, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 16 November 2011.

  • Sloggett, R,'Trademarks', international indigenous culture from the Leonhard Adam Collection', Ian Potter Museum of Art, 8 March 2011.

  • Sloggett, R,'Forensic Art', The Royal Society of Victoria, 9 June 2011.

  • Sloggett, R, 'Strange Bedfellows: Nanoscience and Cultural Conservation', Melbourne Materials Institute, 24 March 2011.

  • Sloggett, R, 'Authenticity' The Lyceum Club, February 2010.

  • Sloggett, R, 'When worlds collide' Distinguished Public Lecture, ANSTO NSW, 14 October 2010.

Press and Media

  • The Chemistry of Art: Two Chief Investigators and staff from two very different disciplines, art and science, have come together to work on a major new conservation project. A team from the Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology at the University is working to understand how modern artworks age, and how to best protect them. http://visions.unimelb.edu.au/episode/127

  • Bailey, John ???Flagging the truth???, The Age, January 08, 2012

  • Interview Deb Cameron, Mornings 702 ABC Sydney 21 February 2012

  • Coslovich, Gabriella, Tangled web hides the truth behind three 'Whiteley' works, The Age, 3 March 2012

  • Coslovich, Gabriella, Not-quite-right Whiteleys may yet get to show their true colours in court, The Age, 3 March 2012

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